The Lakes Waterfront Real Estate

The Lakes is a planned community of homes that were constructed between 1986 and 1988 in the South End neighborhood of Mercer Island which sits in the middle of Lake Washington, linked to Bellevue to the east and Seattle to the west by the I-90 floating bridges. The community was built around several man-made lakes, which gave The Lake its name. With The Lakes waterfront real estate, you’ll not only enjoy especially serene views, but you’ll be within close proximity to the Mercer Island Beach Club, the Country Club and the Southend shopping area. The Beach Club offers boat moorage, a fitness room, tennis, swimming and a wide variety of social events for members, while the Country Club provides social tennis programs, swimming lessons, in-the-water, social events and more.

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The Lakes Island Waterfront Real Estate

Owning The Lakes waterfront real estate is especially fun at Halloween, with trick-or-treating a hugely popular activity here, drawing children from all over the island with many homes decked out for the holiday. The homeowner's association for the community is very active too, sponsoring multiple social activities throughout the year, allowing neighbors to get to know one another. Of course, you’ll also be in a prime spot for commuting to major employers as well as having access to world-class city attractions, just 15 minutes from either Bellevue or Seattle.

The Lakes is somewhat of an urban oasis, featuring traditional-style homes that while appearing similar, offering varying floor plans and sizes, with two-story homes and ramblers. Property here is quite desirable and almost always sells quickly when coming onto the market, making it important to keep a close watch. The HOA ensures that this neighborhood is well-maintained all year-round, and you’ll find a number of trails and walking paths to enjoy throughout.

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